Rev. 28 Dec. 2005, Gen. 934

 

DESCENDANTS OF ROBERT GREAVES AND SARAH ------ OF ALFRETON, DERBYSHIRE & CALVERTON, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Robert Greaves (1) was born about 1815 in Nottinghamshire, England, probably in Ketlington or Kellington[1].  He married Sarah ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1815 in Calverton, Nottinghamshire.  Sons Robert and William were born in Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire, and the next 4 were born in Calverton, Nottinghamshire.  They were in the 1861 and 1871 censuses for Riddings, Alfreton, Derbyshire.  Robert and his sons were all involved with coal mining.

Children – Greaves

+2.  Robert Greaves, b. 1841, m. Rebecca Spencer.

+3.  William Greaves, b.c. 1844, m. Mary Ann ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

  4.  Thomas Greaves, b.c. 1850.

  5.  Emma Greaves, b.c. 1852.

  6.  Henry Greaves, b.c. 1855.

  7.  Sarah Greaves, b.c. 1857.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF ROBERT GREAVES (1) AND SARAH ------

Robert Greaves (2) was born in 1841 in Farnsfield (or in Pye Hill, Selston), Nottinghamshire[2].  He married Rebecca Spencer.  She was born about 1847 in Somercotes, Derbyshire.  They were in the 1881 census for Selston, Nottinghamshire, where the birthplace of everyone in the family was given as Selston.  They were in the 1891 census for Pye Hill, Selston, Nottinghamshire, with Robert born at Calverton, Notts., and all children born at Pye Hill, Notts.  They were in the 1901 census for Selston St. Helen, Selston, Nottinghamshire, with their son William Greaves living next door.  (R‑1)

Children – Greaves

+8.   Walter Greaves, b. 12 Oct. 1867, m. Anna Wolf, 1894, d. 17 Oct. 1956.

+9.   Thomas Greaves, b.c. 1871, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

+10.  Robert John Greaves, b.c. 1873, m. Annie Elizabeth Ailmore.

+11.  William Greaves, b.c. 1875, m. Julia Ann Botham.

+12.  Sarah Greaves, b.c. 1877, m. Jim Anthony.

+13.  Frederick Greaves, b.c. 1879, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

+14.  Florence Greaves, b.c. 1880, m. Thomas Bradley.

  15.  Harry Greaves, b.c. 1881.

+16.  Anna Greaves, b.c. 1885, m. Alfred Simpson, d. 1962.

+17.  George Greaves, b.c. 1887, m. Fanny ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

 

William Greaves (3) was born about 1844 in Farnsfield or Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.  He married Mary Ann ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1848 in Selston, Nottinghamshire.  They were in the 1871 census for Selston, Notts.  He was a coal miner.  Their 3 children listed below were born in Selston, Notts.

Children – Greaves

  18.  Thomas Greaves, b.c. 1866.

  19.  Henry Greaves, b.c. 1868.

  20.  Robert Greaves, b.c. 1870.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF ROBERT GREAVES (2) AND REBECCA SPENCER

Walter (“Pop”) Greaves (8) was born 12 Oct. 1867 in Pye Hill, Nottinghamshire, died 17 Oct. 1956, and was buried in Sunset Hills Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, Madison Co., IL.  He married Anna Wolf, daughter of Heinrich (“Henry”) Peter Wolf and Anna Dickhof, in 1894.  She was born 31 July 1877 in Muelheim An Der Ruhr, Rheinland, Preussen, and died 12 June 1951 in St. Louis, St. Louis Co., MO.  Both their children were born in Ladd, Bureau Co., IL.  (R‑1)

Children – Greaves

+21.  Robert Henry Greaves, b. 26 Dec. 1896, m. Jessie Eleanor Gronemeyer, 12 June 1919, d. 6 Jan. 1991.

+22.  Herman Bruce Greaves, b. 25 April 1903, m(1) Hildegarde Rose Herklotz, m(2) Jean Grove, 18 June 1938, d. 10 June 1986.

 

Thomas (“Tom”) Greaves (9) was born about 1871 in Pye Hill, Nottinghamshire.  He married ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  (R‑1)

Children – Greaves

  23.  Stanley Greaves

  24.  Ivor Greaves

  25.  Laura Greaves, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Bond.  1 child.

 

Robert John Greaves (10) was born about 1873 in Pye Hill, Nottinghamshire.  He married Annie Elizabeth Ailmore.  She was born in Codnor, Derbyshire.  (R‑1)

Children – Greaves

+26.  Florence Greaves, m. Wilfred Dawes.

+27.  Alicia Adelaide Greaves, m. Percy Lambley.

+28.  Robert Ethelbert Greaves, m. Annie Smith.

 

William (“Bill”) Greaves (11) was born about 1875 in Pye Hill, Nottinghamshire.  He married Julia Ann Botham.  (R‑1)

Children – Greaves

  29.  Walter Greaves, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  1 child.

  30.  Robert (“Bob”) Greaves, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  3 children.

  31.  Helen (“Nellie”) Greaves, m. Frank Harwood.  3 children.

  32.  Ellen Greaves, m. George Gregory.  4 children.

  33.  William Greaves, b.c. 1908, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  3 children.

  34.  Frank Greaves, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  1 child.

  35.  Lesley (“Les”) Greaves, m. Hilda ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  1 child.

 

Sarah (“Sally”) Greaves (12) was born about 1877 in Pye Hill, Nottinghamshire.  She married Jim Anthony.  (R‑1)

Children – Anthony

  36.  William Anthony, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  1 daughter m. Stanley Stoner.

 

Frederick Greaves (13) was born about 1879 in Pye Hill, Nottinghamshire.  He married ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  (R‑1)

Children – Greaves

  37.  Winnie Greaves

 

Florence Greaves (14) was born about 1880 in Pye Hill, Nottinghamshire.  She married Thomas Bradley.  (R‑1)

Children – Bradley

+38.  Rebecca Bradley, m. William Read.

  39.  Kate Bradley, m. Ben Severn.  5 children.

  40.  Thomas Bradley, m. Pat Baggley.  1 child.

  41.  William Bradley, m. Harriet Vallance.  1 child.

  42.  Annie Bradley, m. Herbert Harrison.  1 child.

  43.  Louise Bradley, m. Walter Bestwick.  4 children.

 

Anna Greaves (16) was born about 1885 in Pye Hill, Nottinghamshire, and died in 1962.  She married Alfred Simpson.  (R‑1)

Children – Simpson

  44.  Ivy Simpson, b. 10 March 1906, m. James Futter, Oct. 1951.  1 child.

  45.  Henry Simpson, m. Doris ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  6 children.

  46.  Alfred Simpson

  47.  Walter Simpson, b. 1 Jan. 1911, m. Renee ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  2 children.

  48.  Wilfred Simpson, b. 9 Feb. 1913, m. Evelyn ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  3 children.

  49.  Annie Simpson, b. 23 Feb. 1915, m. Grenille Winfield, 3 June 1939.  He d. April 1981.  1 child.

  50.  Jack Simpson, b. 28 Sept. 1917, m. Vriene ‑‑‑‑‑‑, 5 Jan. 1946.  2 children.

  51.  William Simpson, b. 27 Jan. 1920, m. Muriel ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  2 children.

  52.  Douglas Simpson, b. 5 Dec. 1923, m. Sarah ‑‑‑‑‑‑, c. 1940.

  53.  child

 

George Greaves (17) was born about 1887 in Pye Hill, Nottinghamshire.  He married Fanny ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  (R‑1)

Children – Greaves

  54.  George Greaves, m(1) Paddy ‑‑‑‑‑‑, m(2) Alice ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  1 child by each marriage.

  55.  John (“Jack”) Greaves, m(1) Bridget ‑‑‑‑‑‑, m(2) Sis ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  2 children by first wife and 1 by second wife.

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF WALTER GREAVES (8) AND ANNA WOLF

Robert Henry Greaves (21) was born 26 Dec. 1896 in Ladd, Bureau Co., IL, and died 6 Jan. 1991 in St. Petersburg, FL.  He married Jessie Eleanor Gronemeyer, daughter of Henry William Gronemeyer and Elise B. Trueb, on 12 June 1919 in Alton, IL.  She was born 4 Aug. 1898 in St. Louis, St. Louis Co., MO, and died 27 Sept. 1984 in St. Petersburg, FL.  They were both buried in Sunset Hills Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, Madison Co., IL.  (R‑1)

Children – Greaves

  56.  Robert Jesse Greaves, b. 9 April 1921 (St. Louis, MO), m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. 12 Feb. 1994 (Maryville, Madison Co., IL).

  57.  Elise Ann Greaves, b. 21 Jan. 1925, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. 11 July 1985 (St. Petersburg, FL).

 

Herman Bruce Greaves (22) was born 25 April 1903 in Ladd, Bureau Co., IL, and died 10 June 1986 in Parachute, CO.  He was cremated and his ashes were dispersed from Mt. Evans, CO.  He first married Hildegarde Rose Herklotz, daughter of Anton Herklotz Jr. and Louisa Giess.  She was born 2 Sept. 1900, died 14 Aug. 1989, and was buried in sunset Memorial Park, all in St. Louis, MO.  He married second Jean Grove on 18 June 1938.  (R‑1)

Children – Greaves, by Hildegarde R. Herklotz

  58.  Bruce Anton (“Bud”) Greaves, b. 28 Dec. 1931 (East St. Louis, IL), m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. 18 Sept. 1976.

  59.  child

Children – Greaves, by Jean Grove

  60.  Child

  61.  child

 

CHILDREN OF ROBERT J. GREAVES (10) AND ANNIE E. AILMORE

Florence (“Florrie”) Greaves (26) married Wilfred Dawes.  (R‑1)

Children – Dawes

  62.  Lesley Dawes, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

  63.  Derrick Dawes

  64.  Allan Frederick Dawes, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d.c. 1990-1995.

 

Alicia Adelaide Greaves (27) married Percy Lambley.  (R‑1)

Children – Lambley

  65.  Marjorie Alicia (“Madge”) Lambley, b. 26 Dec. 1919 (Jacksdale, Nottinghamshire).

  66.  child

  67.  child

 

Robert Ethelbert Greaves (28) married Annie Smith, daughter of John Smith and Ann Wright.  She was born 13 Sept. 1903.  (R‑1)

Children – Greaves

  68.  Nancy Greaves, b. 23 Dec. 1924 (Jacksdale, Nottinghamshire), m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

  69.  child

 

CHILDREN OF FLORENCE GREAVES (14) AND THOMAS BRADLEY

Rebecca Bradley (38) married William Read.  (R‑1)

Children – Read

  70.  Colin Reed, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

 

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[1] His place of birth is according to the 1871 census for Riddings, Alfreton, Derbyshire.  Neither Ketlington nor Kellington can be found in Derbyshire, but there is a Kellington in North Yorkshire.  His place of birth in the 1861 census is not readable, but it could be Kirklington, close to Southwell, Nottinghamshire.

[2] His marriage was recorded in Southwell, Vol. XV, page 618, Dec. 1841 quarter.  Further information at GRO.